Face Covering Exemption Stickers 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 12 October 2020 | No comments
Written by Leah Barrett
CategoriesMedical conditions Occupational health risks
On this project they have implemented face covering exemption stickers for those who are medically exempt. Face coverings are required to be worn in designated areas of site and hard hat stickers help them to be easily identified without being approached for not wearing a covering as this could potentially be a sensitive subject. As well as implementing measures to...

Virtual Work Experience Programme

Published 5 October 2020 | No comments
Written by Kieran Ronnie
CategoriesCareers advice Charities/organisations Clients Colleges Cooperation Labour Public Trade contractors
In line with current Scottish Government coronavirus guidance, only essential staff are permitted on construction sites. To ensure we could still deliver employability and work placement outcomes Multiplex developed a Virtual Work Experience Programme in partnership with the Department for Work & Pensions and their supply chain. The programme targeted 18-24 year olds with little experience of the construction industry,...

LED Lights used on Site Hoarding

Published 5 October 2020 | No comments
Written by Darren Goldstone
CategoriesEntrance First Impressions standards Initial impressions
At The Broadway project Multiplex have implemented the use of Led lights on the site hoarding. This is a more environmentally friendly option, it looks great, improves the construction industries image and it is safe to the general public.

Transport Data Capture

Published 30 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Dimitris Oikonomidis
CategoriesActual vs target Carbon footprint reporting Energy saving measures Investigation Monitoring Plan Programming Reduce Specialist input Travel plans
On this project they are using an online platform, in partnership with Datascope, to capture all carbon emission data generated from the transport of materials and waste. Each trade contractor has to book all material deliveries and waste removal trucks visits 48 hours before arrival in order to be accepted to site. The booking process includes, among other things, several...

Electronic Waste Transfer Notes

Published 30 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Dimitris Oikonomidis
CategoriesCertifications
The administration side of waste management can be overlooked on large projects due to the number of waste lorries arriving on site and the logistic constrains a site may face. However, the waste duty-of-care legal requirements require a robust management system to be implemented on every site. To this end, the project team is using electronic waste transfer notes (WNTs)...

Virtual Stakeholders Engagement Meetings

Published 21 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Luciana Campos
CategoriesBusinesses Community liaison Regular review Updates
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Stakeholders Engagement meeting was held on Teams. Keeping people engaged and in the loop about what is happening on site has always been a priority for the project. As part of the agenda, there was a project overview, the response to coronavirus explaining the measures taken to ensure government guidelines are upheld during the...

Virtual Open Doors Week

Published 21 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Luciana Campos
CategoriesCareers advice Community liaison Residents
Aiming to inspire young people and career changers to consider and explore a dynamic and exciting career in the construction industry, the project team based in Westminster were not discouraged by coronavirus and prepared an online site visit for its virtual attendees. This year’s Open Doors Week was disrupted by the pandemic however, the public was still able to see...

Personal and Refillable Hand Sanitisers 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 21 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Jon Ankiewicz
CategoriesHealthy lifestyle advice Initiatives Medical conditions Occupational health risks
With Coronavirus infection numbers rising and wanting to ensure the safety of all those coming onto site, the Senior Office Manager at the Broadway came up with the idea of giving everyone a personal hand sanitiser that can be refilled at a station installed in canteens. This reduces the amount of smaller stations being put up around site but also...

Project Coronavirus Committee

Published 7 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Jon Ankiewicz
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Health screening Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks Workforce consultation Workforce information
At the Broadway project, we are committed to ensuring we are managing coronavirus on site to the absolute best of our abilities. With this in mind, we have set up a coronavirus committee consisting of the Project Director, Deputy Project Director, Construction Director, Senior Construction Manager, Logistics Manager, Perimeter and Security Manager, Senior Office Manager, Health and Safety Manager and...

Computer Conference Call Signs

Published 7 September 2020 | No comments
Written by Jon Ankiewicz
CategoriesCommunicate initiatives Working methods
With the increase in remote working and conference call meetings due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have looked at how we can assist with privacy and minimise interruptions for those having meetings at their desks. As a result, we have provided wipeable signs to be placed as an alert so that people can see before they reach someone whether they...

Armed Forces Covenant

Published 3 August 2020 | No comments
Written by Ashleigh Lang
CategoriesCampaigns Inclusion Management attitudes
Led by the Safety Manager on this project, Multiplex have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly. Support is given to them in a number of areas including: Education and family well-being Having...

Spill Response Plan Information Boards 1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Published 29 July 2020 | No comments
Written by Callum Scott
CategoriesHazardous substance storage Spill control
Even with robust measures to reduce the risk of a pollution incident, it is important to have a response plan in place in the event that an incident occurs. As part of Multiplex’s emergency response plan on the University of Glasgow project, the team have deployed a series of 50 litre go-bags around the site perimeter, each containing a variety...

Community Support During Lockdown

Published 29 July 2020 | No comments
Written by Andrea Buckle
CategoriesCharities/organisations Community liaison Cooperation Goodwill Supply chain Support
The Auriens House site security provider Frankton Group have supported Age UK on behalf of Multiplex across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea by helping to deliver critical supplies to the local community during the coronavirus pandemic. Over 200 meals and care packages are distributed every day to ensure that older people in the borough receive ongoing food parcels...

Let’s Educate Ourselves 1 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 51 vote, average: 3.00 out of 5

Published 2 July 2020 | No comments
Written by Ashleigh Lang
CategoriesDiversity Equality Inclusion Management attitudes
At the Broadway our wellness programme includes a section on ‘keep learning’. With so many critical subjects at the moment, we have started a “Lets Educate Ourselves” campaign and this is now filtered to the whole business, through the project Senior Office Manager and the companies Digital Content Lead and Social Sustainability Manager. We aim to cover a subject every...

Single User Canteen Table

Published 26 May 2020 | No comments
Written by Bruno Tiosso
CategoriesCanteen Healthy lifestyle advice Medical conditions Occupational health risks
At the Broadway Project, Multiplex have implemented the usage of single canteen table, in order to comply with existing Government Guidelines. The Broadway is the first site in the UK, working with TCI to have these installed. The tables maintain the two metre social distancing rules, whilst allowing operatives to enjoy their lunches.